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Apple opens up third-party app payments in Korea, will still take 26% cut

Tim Cook at the Apple launch event, March 8, 2022 Apple Apple said on Thursday that developers with iPhone apps distributed exclusively in the South Korean App Store can request to use third-party payment systems instead of Apple’s in-app offering. But doing so will come at a cost. Apple will require apps that take advantage […]

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Tech leaders react to Roe v. Wade reversal

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, and departing Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg were among noteworthy tech executives speaking out publicly on Friday’s Supreme Court ruling which overturned Roe v. Wade. The ruling ends constitutional right to abortion in the U.S., which has stood since 1973. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon […]

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Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses for a portrait next to a line of new MacBook Airs as he enters the Steve Jobs Theater during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California on June 6, 2022 . Chris Tuite | AFP | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook recently […]

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Union: Apple workers at Maryland store vote 2-1 to organize

TOWSON, Md. — More than 100 employees of an Apple store in a suburb of Baltimore voted to unionize by a nearly 2-to-1 margin Saturday, joining a growing U.S. push across tech, retail and service industries to organize for greater workplace protections, a union said. The workers in Towson, Maryland, voted by a 65-33 margin […]

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Apple workers in Maryland vote for company’s first unionized store in U.S.

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as customer shop at an Apple store. Mike Segar | Reuters Employees at an Apple store in Towson, Maryland voted Saturday to join a union, a significant achievement for organized labor that could encourage employees at other Apple stores to unionize. The Towson store is the first unionized Apple store […]

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Apple’s newest homegrown chips present a fresh challenge to Microsoft’s Windows business

Apple CEO Tim Cook (R) looks at a newly redesigned MacBook Air laptop during the WWDC22 at Apple Park on June 06, 2022 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the annual WWDC22 developer conference. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Apple’s new laptops announced on Monday, featuring the iPhone maker’s next-generation in-house chips, […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook pushes for privacy legislation ‘as soon as possible’ after visit to Congress

Tim Cook speaks onstage at the TIME100 Summit 2022 at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Jemal Countess | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images U.S. lawmakers should advance privacy legislation currently being debated “as soon as possible,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a letter to Congress on Friday. Cook sent the letter a day after […]

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Apple’s software, chip updates are nice, but bigger issues are more important to the stock

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Apple just announced its new iPhone software with an updated lock screen and more

Apple will allow users to edit and recall iMessages Apple has added three major features to its messaging app, Messages. If the message is an iMessage, not an SMS text, then users will be able to edit messages, recall messages sent by mistake, and snooze texts so users can handle them later. These small tweaks […]

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Lawmakers are racing to pass tech antitrust reforms before midterms

U.S. Senate Rules and Administration Committee Chair Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) presides during a Senate Rules and Administration Committee oversight hearing to examine the U.S. Capitol Police following the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, one day before the anniversary of the attack in Washington, U.S., January 5, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters A […]